Pronunciation: (mis-dēl'), [key]
—v., -dealt, -deal•ing,
to deal wrongly or incorrectly, esp. to deal the wrong number at cards.
Cards.a deal in which the wrong number of cards have been distributed or in which the cards were dealt in the wrong order or manner, necessitating a new deal and the cancellation of any points made on the hand, sometimes with a penalty to the dealer.
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